Bill Gates and Melinda (Photo Credits: facebook)
Bill and Gates and Melinda Gates have decided to take the stage after 27 years of their marriage. The couple tweeted and informed that, ‘After much thought and working on our relationship, we have decided to end our marriage. Bill Gates and Melinda Gates said in a statement, “We have decided to end our marriage, we are no longer confident that we can grow as a couple in the next phase of our lives.” Let me tell you that Bill Gates and Melinda met each other for the first time in the 1980s when Melinda joined Bill’s Microsoft firm.
The billionaire couple has three children and together runs the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The Foundation has spent billions fighting causes such as infectious diseases and encouraging vaccination in children. According to Forbes, Bill Gates is the fourth wealthiest person in the world, and has a net worth of $ 124bn (£ 89bn). Bill Gates co-founded the world’s largest software company, Microsoft, in the 1970s. Through this firm he earned a lot of money.
The duo posted a statement announcing their divorce on Twitter, stating, “Over the past 27 years we have raised and raised three incredible children and built a foundation that works around the world to help all people live healthy, productive lives. Can live “We will continue to share faith in that mission and continue our work together on the Foundation, but we are no longer confident that we can grow as a couple in the next phase of our lives.” We ask for space and privacy so that we can start navigating this new life ‘.